Tenn Sixteen Food & Drink Co. serves Southern food with New Orleans flair

Written by Nancy Vienneau  For The Tennessean

Much busyness for the enterprising folks behind The Red Door and 3 Crow Bar: They have added a third to their roster of East Nasty drinking and dining establishments: Tenn Sixteen Food & Drink Co.

The casual eatery and watering hole is housed on Woodland Street — at 1016, as you might have guessed. Street number or state abbreviation (were we not the 16th to join?), its concept is Southern, with strong leanings toward Louisiana.

A breezy evening sees the huge front windows open, bringing the fall-tinged air and sidewalk bustle of Five Points into the place. Walls are painted in NOLA colors — purple, green, yellow — and hung with brightly colored paintings. Huge fans and Mardi Gras beaded chandeliers are suspended from the rafters.

Tables and booths are set with bottles of Read more